Definition of mastiff bat in English:

mastiff bat

Syllabification: mas·tiff bat

noun

A heavily built, free-tailed bat with a broad muzzle, found mainly in America and Australasia.
  • Eumops, Molossus, and other genera, family Molossidae: several species, including the large western mastiff bat (E. perotis)
More example sentences
  • This one's a mastiff bat,’ says a zoologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society.
  • The zoologist and his collaborator use the handheld bat detector to catalog the calls of bats such as this mastiff bat.

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